Personal Injury Blog

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month In honor of National Motorcycle Safety Month, our Salina motorcycle accident attorneys offer simple tips to help you ride safely. With the weather getting nicer, there are plenty of opportunities for motorcyclists to hit the open road. Whether traveling from work or school or participating in area bike rallies […]

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Understanding the Distracted Brain

Why Driving While Using Hands-Free Cell Phones Is Risky Behavior by: National Safety Council Read article here – https://www.nsc.org/Portals/0/Documents/DistractedDrivingDocuments/Cognitive-Distraction-White-Paper.pdf

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Spotlight on Texting Dangers During Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, traffic and safety officials in Kansas call attention to the dangers of cell phones, texting, and other types of activities that can increase your car accident risks. Operating a motor vehicle is both a privilege and […]

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Are there Legal Options for Injured Passengers in Kansas?

Are there Legal Options for Injured Passengers in Kansas? If you are a passenger in a vehicle involved in a car accident, you have several options in terms of getting compensation for your injuries. Car accidents can end up leaving you with serious and potentially debilitating injuries, regardless of the severity of the crash or […]

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Winter Weather Increases Truck Accident Risks

Winter Weather Increases Truck Accident Risks While snow and ice present serious dangers for truckers and other motorists, trucking companies are not required to provide oversight. Adverse winter weather presents hazards for all motorists, who are encouraged to stay off the roads during periods of heavy snow or ice. For truckers, their ability to make […]

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Weather Conditions Increase Risk for Accidents

Cold Weather Conditions Increase Risk for Accidents The early weeks of 2018 have brought record breaking winter storms, with freezing cold temperatures and heavy ice and snow accumulations. Unfortunately, with spring still long away, this trend does not appear to be ending anytime soon. These types of conditions make driving more treacherous, along with making […]

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Investigation: “Majority” of South Carolina guardrails linked to deaths.

Investigation: “Majority” of South Carolina guardrails linked to deaths. Citing documents WYFF News 4 Investigates obtained from the South Carolina Division of the Federal Highway Administration, WYFF TV Greenville, SC (2/12, 214K) investigative producer Matt Moore reports that South Carolina installed about 500 new X-LITE guardrails that lawsuits blame for the deaths of people, killed […]

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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Kansas?

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Kansas? Personal injuries can occur for a variety of reasons, such as car crashes, getting struck by or against an object, or due to a slip, trip, or fall. While commonly referred to as ‘accidents’, they are often the result of reckless actions […]

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Concussion from A Neuroscientist’s Experience – Article from The New Yorker Magazine

A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion Daniel J. Levitin/Nov 23, 2017  Written for:  THE NEW YORKER One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched […]

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Do Not Post Anything About Your Accident Online

Do Not Post Anything About Your Work Accident or Injury On Your Social Media Accounts Social media can be used by insurers to undervalue or deny your claim. According to the United States Department of Labor, as of November 5, 2017, Kansas has had 1,322 workers’ compensation claims and $33,721,193 has been paid out in […]

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